This pear apple juice is light and fresh, and full of goodness. Super easy to make for a homemade juice and perfect with breakfast or as a mid-afternoon snack.
I'm on quite the juicing trend, having pulled out my old juicer from the back of the kitchen cupboard a while back to start making my apple ginger turmeric shots. It's a quick and easy way to get those vitamins in!
If you are into juices too then you may like to see my low histamine green juice which is packed with, well, all green things! And my apple ginger chia fresca is a little different with the addition of the chia seeds.
This apple and pear juice focuses on two of the fruits always on my shopping list, and adds a touch of optional ginger for a little spice if you like. It's a three ingredient fruit juice that has the perfect amount of sweetness.
Why this recipe is so good
Light and fresh. While smoothies are lovely, and you may like to see my apple and pear smoothie for similar flavours, sometimes a hot summer day calls for a light and refreshing juice. Add ice for extra refreshment!
Shopping list staples. Apples and pears are such staple fruits, and very easy to get hold of too.
Easy to make. As long as you have a juicer, then this juice takes minutes to prepare.
With just three ingredients, this is a very simple recipe. It uses fresh produce meaning it doesn't have any of the preservatives and additives you usually find in bottles of juice from the store.
- Apples - make sure they are fresh, without any bruising and perfectly ripe. Under-ripe fruit won't have the same sweetness, and will not have the same amount of juice. Red apples will have more sweetness than green, which are sharper in taste.
- Pears - as above, use fresh produce. Conference pears, as well as Comice pears are both good options amongst others.
- Ginger - this is optional, but if you like a little kick of spice to round out the sweetness of the fruit, a little touch of fresh ginger is lovely.
How to make pear apple juice
Making juice couldn't be more simple, although I'll admit that cleaning the juicer afterwards is a little bit of a headache . . .
Dice the fruit into pieces small enough to feed into your juicer (image 1). Personally I like to remove the hard skin from my ginger before juicing also.
Push the fruit through the juicer (image 2), making sure there is a bowl or glass to collect the juice (totally forgot to do this one time, and so yes, there was a huge mess to clean up!).
Pour the juice into your glasses and serve immediately. If you like, add some ice for extra refreshment in the summer!
- Pick perfectly ripe fruit so it has enough sweetness and is juicy enough to juice!
- The ginger is optional and can be left out if you prefer.
- It's a matter of taste, but some prefer to add some water to their juice (my mum for one!). Personally I like all juice, but it's always an option to dilute it a little if you wish.
- Give the juice a stir before serving if it has begun to separate.
Juicer - to juice the fruit! I have a Magimix, which is excellent although my model isn't available any more. I'm looking at the NutriBullet juicer for my next one as I love their blender and always use it for smoothies . . .
Glass - to serve the juice.
More smoothies and juices to enjoy
There are many choices on my smoothies and juices page to try out, with some recent recipes below:
Pear apple juice
- 4 pears
- 3 apples
- 1 cm ginger root optional, skin removed
- Dice the fruit, and remove the skin from the ginger if using.
- Feed the apples, pears and ginger through your juicer with a bowl or glass underneath to collect the juice. Serve immediately.
- Use ripe fruit without any blemishes or bruising. It needs to be ripe both for more juice and for sweetness.
- Give the juice a stir before serving if it has started to separate.
- The ginger is optional.
- pears, which score 1.
- ginger, which scores 1. There is a note stating 'small amounts are well tolerated'.